Add dial-up and fax modem support to your desktop, laptop, or netbook computer through USB
Data transfer rates up to 56Kbps (down) and 48Kbps (up)
Compatible with V.92, V.90, and V.34 data modes
Compatible with T.31, V.17, V.29, V.27,and V.21 Fax modes
The USB56KEM2 external 56K USB modem (V.92/V.90) converts a standard USB port into an external 56K dial-up modem. This provides an ideal solution for applications that require a cost-effective way to connect to the Internet through dial-up, or simple fax modem capabilities.
This lightweight device provides portable convenience and is powered through the USB bus, eliminating the need for an external power adapter and saving the hassle of having to find a wall outlet.
With support for transfer rates up to 56 Kbps (data) and 14.4 Kbps (fax), this convenient USB modem is the ideal solution for a dial-up Internet connection or PC fax machine.
The USB56KEM2 external 56k USB modem offers broad operating system compatibility (including Windows 7 32-bit and 64bit), backed by our 2-year warranty.
The StarTech.com Advantage
- Compact, portable design makes the USB modem easy and convenient to use in tight spaces or on-the-go applications
- Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support
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Windows® 8 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista(32/64), XP(32/64), 2000, ME
Windows Server® 2008 R2
- Add dial-up support to a desktop, laptop, or netbook when broadband access is not available.
- Turn a PC into a fax machine, capable of sending and receiving faxes.
|Bus Type||USB 2.0|
|Chipset ID||LSI/Agere - SV92U2C|
|Industry Standards||Modem Modulation
ITU-T V.92, V.90, K56flex, V.34, V.32, v.23, V.22 bis, V.22, V.21, Bell 212A and 103
V.17, V.29, V.27 Ter, V.21 channel 2
Data Compression - V.44
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||56 Kbps Down
48 Kbps Up
14.4 Kbps Fax
|External Ports||1 - RJ-11 Female|
|1 - USB A (4 pin) Male|
|Microsoft WHQL Certified||Yes|
|OS Compatibility||Windows® 8 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista(32/64), XP(32/64), 2000, ME
Windows Server® 2008 R2
|Product Height||0.8 in [21 mm]|
|Product Length||7.7 in [195 mm]|
|Product Weight||1.8 oz [50 g]|
|Product Width||1.3 in [32 mm]|
|LED Indicators||1 - Red - Power|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 70°C (32°C to 158°C)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 85°C (-4°C to 185°C)|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||2.1 oz [60 g]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - USB Modem|
|1 - 6ft RJ-11 Phone/Modem cable|
|1 - Driver CD|
|1 - Instruction Manual|
Add a 10/100Mbps Ethernet port to a USB enabled computer system
Position your modem up to 12ft from your computer
Position your modem up to 25ft from your computer
Extend the length of your RJ11 cable by an additional 25ft
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